Post Tagged with: "Women"

Feminism to blame for ‘hook-up’ culture

December 8, 2013 1:00 pm0 comments
Feminism to blame for ‘hook-up’ culture

I was astonished to read Susan Dench’s column the other week that implied feminism had indirectly led to this new-found ‘hook-up culture’. One thing is for sure, Dench surely would not be able to voice her opinion without feminism. The column attacks feminism, claiming that the movement has caused a […]

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Why Facebook’s Ban on Boobs but Big Up for Beheading Sucks!

November 23, 2013 12:01 pm0 comments
Why Facebook’s Ban on Boobs but Big Up for Beheading Sucks!

Heads or tails? Either, according to Facebook, just as long as it’s not tits. On Monday 21st October, and so just in time for Halloween, Facebook decided to lift its ban on beheading (well, images and footage of people being beheaded) but not its ban on exposed breasts. Cue: footage […]

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Why the lipstick breadwinner is going all the way to the Fed

November 8, 2013 11:56 am0 comments
Why the lipstick breadwinner is going all the way to the Fed

Noel Terry October 15, 2013 President Obama’s historic appointment of the first female, Janet Yellen, to head the US Federal Reserve from January should come as no surprise. Nor should it come as a surprise that Obama’s poster-boy, Larry Summers, withdrew his candidacy a while back amid protests of his […]

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Do as we say or we’ll take your post away

November 4, 2013 6:05 pm1 comment
Do as we say or we’ll take your post away

We have all felt it in one way or another. The pressure to conform to what is, socially, right or expected. This pressure can come from friends, family, the media. Look in any direction and I guarantee you will find someone telling you how you ‘should’ be acting. However, when […]

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The return of sexism in the twenty-first century

November 2, 2013 6:38 pm3 comments
The return of sexism in the twenty-first century

There is growing unease in contemporary society over the revival of sexism, female objectification and gender divides. Writers such as Natasha Walter and Dr. M. Gigi Durham, as well as contributors to blogs and websites including Pink Stinks, OBJECT and the F-Word, have taken up the task of vocalising dissatisfaction […]

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It’s Not Time for The Doctor to be a Woman Yet

August 14, 2013 3:11 pm0 comments
It’s Not Time for The Doctor to be a Woman Yet

Some were ecstatic, some were appalled and some are patiently waiting to see how they like Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who. Some will describe him as the first foul-mouthed Doctor, others as Doctor Who’s dad. Some think it’s time that The Doctor regenerates to be in tune with the times […]

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Why the Mail Online’s ‘Femail’ is Actually Detrimental to Women

May 28, 2013 9:16 pm8 comments
Why the Mail Online’s ‘Femail’ is Actually Detrimental to Women

With its cotton candy colouring and its equally fluffy journalism, the ‘Femail’ section of Mail Online – The Daily Mail’s online platform – is, quite simply, an abomination. A place where feminism comes to die, where a woman’s lady-parts miraculously smell like roses, and where body hair and period pains […]

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Why We Love the Women of Game of Thrones

May 23, 2013 12:52 pm0 comments
Why We Love the Women of Game of Thrones

Let’s face it: television, particularly the Hollywood variety, hasn’t been the kindest to it’s female characters. From femme fatales like Lori from The Walking Dead to overly-analytical, nonsensical, uber girly Carrie Bradshaw of The Sex and the City franchise, television has a bleak history of having good, solid, strong female […]

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